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Archive for October, 2012

European Connection Brings Sharing of Insight and Ideas

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

  When Stuart Helfand attended the International Congress on Anti-Cancer Treatment in Paris, France last spring, he met another veterinarian interested in cancer care for pets. Dr. Olivier Keravel has a veterinary practice outside Paris where nearly 40% of his work is in oncology so it’s no surprise that he and Helfand had a meeting […]

CVM Joins National One Health Partnership

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

A unique partnership has formed to educate young people about zoonotic disease. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the United States Department of Agriculture have asked the OSU College of Veterinary Medicine to join the OSU Extension Service  in developing tools to teach kids in 4-H about disease transmission between animals and humans. […]

Rehab Vulture Treated with Acupuncture

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

By Claire Peterson (Class of 2013) Two of OSU CVM’s clinicians, Dr. Aurora Villarroel and Dr. Jacob Mecham (Rural Veterinary Practice – RVP), are earning their certification process in veterinary acupuncture. They hope to use these skills in practice to help many different species, including -apparently- turkey vultures! Ferdinand is one of the education birds […]

Hug A Vet Tech Today

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

October 14 – 20 is National Veterinary Technician’s week. It’s a great time to show appreciation to the many dedicated technicians who are responsible for providing premier quality veterinary medical care. Stop by the Magruder lobby on Thursday, October 25th at 3:30 to join CVM in thanking our vet techs for all their good work.

Homecoming Chili Cookoff

Monday, October 15th, 2012

Come on down to Magruder Hall on Saturday, October 20th  and vote for the best CVM chili. Six student clubs and 9 individual students are serving up a wide variety of competition chili. For a $5 donation, you can vote for your favorite and have a delicious bowl of Willamette Valley Animal Hospital’s chili with […]

Veterinarians Can Participate in Research

Monday, October 15th, 2012

Christiane Loehr, associate professor and pathologist in the College of Veterinary Medicine, is conducting research to study reverse zoonosis. She wants to know how often humans transmit flu to their pets and how that impacts the animals. Loehr thinks infections may be underreported because pets exhibiting flu symptoms are often diagnosed with more common respiratory […]

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